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  1. Ignition Issues (5,000 rpm limit) CDI, stator, pulsar?

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    First off, glad I can be a member of this cx community to take advantage of all your knowledge. I have read tons of threads about stators, CDI, pulsars, etc. Perhaps so many I've got myself mixed up. I know some threads show the ignition system test results, talk about Ignitech, etc. I just...
  2. Have I bought the wrong stator?

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    Hi guys, As some of you may know I had an issue a while back with my cx500 intermittently dying whilst running at higher rpm, this was put down to a dodgy stator. First thing I did was replace the CDI with an Ignitech unit, which means there were a variety of stators at my disposal now... I...
  3. Coil ?s

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    I know the Yamaha YFM80 coils can be used to replace the originals on my CX500, but I've recently seen a listing for 2 others I hadn't seen before. One is listed for a CX500 and is part no IMC0009. The spacing looks correct, and it's twice the price of the Yamaha ones. But not having to add...
  4. No right side spark below 2k rpms

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    So I know a few things going into this problem, I'm looking for suggestions of how to proceed. Bike is a 78 CX500 standard. 1) I've checked for spark and the engine doesn't spark on the right cylinder until 2k rpm. 2) I performed the online stator test and everything passes besides the RH low...
  5. 1983 650 GL Sliverwing - Hard starting in the spring after winter

    General Discussion
    Hey everyone, Had a weird process of starting my Silverwing after sitting for the winter. When starting it, I pulled both plug wires off to make sure I could hear a spark (tick tick tick), then with both plug wires pushed back on the bike would not start despite choke, no choke etc... I then...
  6. 1980 CX500C No spark

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    Hey guys looking for some input, I've had a CX500 for about six months now, it was running fine up until I put her away yesterday night, I went to start it this morning and have determined that neither side is sparking. I looked into electrical tests I could do on the forums here and went...
  7. WANTED - 82? Ignition Coil Mount Bracket

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Hello CX fans, Looking for anyone that is willing to part with their ignition coil bracket out of the parts bin. I believe the one I am looking for is off an 82' I included a picture with this post. Happy and willing to pay for shipping and a couple extra bucks to get you to and from the post...
  8. New guy! Purchasing 1owner cx650c, looks MINT but misfiring. Compatible coils?

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    I'm in the process of purchasing an original owner 1983 cx650 custom, it looks great and everything vital works. It has a misfire in the right cylinder, rendering it unsafe to drive (tops out at 40mph not to mention the risk of piston damage). I called my local Service Honda and the ingnition...
  9. Bike Losing spark, now wont start.

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    Hey guys, searched for a similar thread but couldn't find anything so I hope this hasn't been answered too many times. I'm pretty new to fixing my own bike but am willing and pretty eager to learn. I'm assuming the problem is electrical, I've had my uncle who is a mechanic come and have a look...
  10. No left cylinder fire 1981 cx500c

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    I trying to diagnose poor revving with my bike I realized my left spark is not firing. After a shortish test ride the left side exhaust wasn't near as hot as the right so, I pulled the plug and checked for spark. No go. I did the CDI Ignition test and my results for 3, 7, and 9 were low. also...
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